Am I responsible for my husband’s medical bills if we are no longer living as husband and wife but nothing has been filed?

Asked on March 30, 2015 under Family Law, New Jersey


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

You are responsible for your husband's medical bills during marriage.

If you and your husband are separated with no intent to reunite, you are not responsible for his bills incurred after the date of separation.  Since you haven't filed any documents, you may have difficulty proving the date of separation when the creditors seek payment.

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